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Old 10-13-2021, 02:53 PM   #1
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I've been looking at small (under 100 acre) tracts of land for sale for me and my dad to be able to hunt, and in my searches, Rocksprings seems to be populated more and its normal tract sales. I know Ozona area was hit hard with CWD but is the sell off in Rocksprings due to CWD as well or are people just not able to pay for the land since the stopped getting relief checks?
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Old 10-13-2021, 02:55 PM   #2
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I've put more on the boarder issues is why there is so many plots for sale.
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Old 10-13-2021, 02:58 PM   #3
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Anthrax not CWD. Completely Different

From the town of rocksprings north and east should be fine, but south and west got hit.
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Old 10-13-2021, 03:10 PM   #4
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I'm 20 miles south off 674 and we are good. Good fawn crop this year, every doe I saw three weeks ago had a fawn with them. But it is dry!
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Old 10-13-2021, 03:11 PM   #5
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Is the land going down in price?

I’d say its more likely this Plandemic is coming to fruition instead of disease. I remember seeing luxury cars at the San Antonio food bank. Could be many people have to let go of property like this.
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Old 10-13-2021, 03:22 PM   #6
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Anthrax not CWD. Completely Different

From the town of Rocksprings north and east should be fine, but south and west got hit.
that makes sense, I just assumed CWD as I know there are CWD checkpoints in Sonora as of at least last year.
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Old 10-13-2021, 03:27 PM   #7
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the reason there are so many tracts for sale is due to all of the new subdivisions going in. a lot of the old ranches are being split up.
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Old 10-13-2021, 03:38 PM   #8
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the reason there are so many tracts for sale is due to all of the new subdivisions going in. a lot of the old ranches are being split up.
^^ Unfortunately the post above is the exact reason ^^
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Old 10-13-2021, 03:39 PM   #9
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Yep. Edwards county has had high volume for years. They keep selling 50-100 acre ranchettes and it floods the market. For whatever reason, Edwards Co seems to be the leading county for this type of subdivision. Not really sure why either.
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Old 10-13-2021, 04:16 PM   #10
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Yep. Edwards county has had high volume for years. They keep selling 50-100 acre ranchettes and it floods the market. For whatever reason, Edwards Co seems to be the leading county for this type of subdivision. Not really sure why either.
It’s easier to move the properties- unfortunately!
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Old 10-13-2021, 04:35 PM   #11
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It's the county commissioners that keep approving smaller and smaller subdivisions. a lot of them are now right at 20 acres.
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Old 10-13-2021, 04:37 PM   #12
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If you look on Lands of Texas….Edwards Co is filled with these subdivisions. It’s hard to believe that some of these parcels even sell. There’s countless tracts that are located on a hill side that’s covered in cedar. There’s a lot of these subdivisions popping up in Menard/Concho Co as well.

Thankfully there’s still a lot of large ranches left in the western/central hill country.
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Old 10-13-2021, 05:23 PM   #13
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It’s all about the money!! Way more $ per acre on smaller tracts… lots of places in Val verde popping up doing the same…. “Developers” get multiple peeps to finance the large ranch and split it up.

As mentioned above some of the tracts are virtually worthless but some people buy without even looking at the places…
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Old 10-13-2021, 05:28 PM   #14
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Is the land going down in price?

I’d say its more likely this Plandemic is coming to fruition instead of disease. I remember seeing luxury cars at the San Antonio food bank. Could be many people have to let go of property like this.
Real good friend of mine has volunteered at a houston food bank for 20 years and said more than half of the cars coming are luxury cars. He was telling me this 10 years ago. I think a lot of broke people **** their money away on cars.
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Old 10-13-2021, 07:09 PM   #15
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Real good friend of mine has volunteered at a houston food bank for 20 years and said more than half of the cars coming are luxury cars. He was telling me this 10 years ago. I think a lot of broke people **** their money away on cars.
Haha, reminds me of the 2 Saturdays I wasted as a young man volunteering for Habitat for Humanity.
Saturday 1 - worked and learned how to hang a door frame.
Saturday 2 - working on roof when new to be homeowner comes driving up in a somewhat new LINCOLN TOWNCAR to see how we were doing.
I looked over at my POS truck and was a smidge confused as to what was going on.

Saturday 3- learned my lesson and went back to working on my own chores list that had now grown due to being ignored the previous 2 weekends.
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Old 10-13-2021, 07:14 PM   #16
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Anthrax. We just bought 400 acres east of the anthrax zone this year. Lots of properties highly effected over the last few years in certain valleys. Do your research and decide what your risk/comfort level is. It truly is a personal decision, there are reasons not to be too concerned over it. For us (personally) it was a factor in where we purchased. There is always a risk though.
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Old 10-13-2021, 08:35 PM   #17
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The only reason we are selling our place in eastern Edwards County is because we bought a place south of George West. Momma said I can't have two, LOL.

We've never had a problem with anthrax, illegals or lack of game at the feeders. And it's only two hours from San Antonio.

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Old 10-13-2021, 08:42 PM   #18
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that makes sense, I just assumed CWD as I know there are CWD checkpoints in Sonora as of at least last year.

There are no CWD check points in Sonora!!!! Never has been here!

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Old 10-13-2021, 08:47 PM   #19
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It's the county commissioners that keep approving smaller and smaller subdivisions. a lot of them are now right at 20 acres.
And if you look closer, said authorities may be actively involved in the same real estate market.
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Old 10-13-2021, 08:53 PM   #20
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I've been looking at small (under 100 acre) tracts of land for sale for me and my dad to be able to hunt, and in my searches, Rocksprings seems to be populated more and its normal tract sales. I know Ozona area was hit hard with CWD but is the sell off in Rocksprings due to CWD as well or are people just not able to pay for the land since the stopped getting relief checks?
I had a 35 acre place east of Rocksprings on 41 for six years. Had a blast there with the kids shooting axis and a rare white tail. Sold it because it had an old mobile home I got tire of patching, kids got older, married, and moved away, and found a place near Kerrville and closer to home. Do your homework, there are some good places and some awful places. Take a good look at neighboring places and that will tell you a lot.
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Old 10-13-2021, 08:56 PM   #21
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It’s easier to move the properties- unfortunately!

I get why they are doing it. More why other counties are not doing more of it. Not a big fan of it but Edwards is super common.


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Old 10-13-2021, 09:32 PM   #22
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Anthrax. We just bought 400 acres east of the anthrax zone this year. Lots of properties highly effected over the last few years in certain valleys. Do your research and decide what your risk/comfort level is. It truly is a personal decision, there are reasons not to be too concerned over it. For us (personally) it was a factor in where we purchased. There is always a risk though.

Well worded. If you own or lease in the area it will always be a risk with Anthrax. It hits but the deer population will bounce back afterwards. It’s not there every year.


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Old 10-13-2021, 10:15 PM   #23
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There are no CWD check points in Sonora!!!! Never has been here!

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So what was the check station there testing for? Anthrax?


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Old 10-14-2021, 07:29 AM   #24
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I'm off of HWY 41 about 15 miles from Rock springs. Now that some Poachers were caught ..hoping the critters come back. Usually take 5 - 10 hogs a year but the stray exotics don't want to cooperate .. they probably know my truck ..Lol
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Old 10-14-2021, 08:00 AM   #25
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I'm off of HWY 41 about 15 miles from Rock springs. Now that some Poachers were caught ..hoping the critters come back. Usually take 5 - 10 hogs a year but the stray exotics don't want to cooperate .. they probably know my truck ..Lol
ha. keep the feed out and water and they will come. Water is key. I fed protein and corn year round and the axis liked both. I also learned that they knew when I was there Did better getting into the property quietly and limit movements.
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Old 10-14-2021, 08:05 AM   #26
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water and feed year round. Axis don't like rough country so the are needs to be flat.
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Old 10-14-2021, 08:28 AM   #27
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I'm off of HWY 41 about 15 miles from Rock springs. Now that some Poachers were caught ..hoping the critters come back. Usually take 5 - 10 hogs a year but the stray exotics don't want to cooperate .. they probably know my truck ..Lol
We might be neighbors…..lol
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Old 10-14-2021, 12:36 PM   #28
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Joel45acp .. My place is off of HWY 41 & CR230
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